Asian Children's Favorite Stories

A Treasury of Folktales from China, Japan, Korea, India, the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia

Asian Children's Favorite Stories

Illustrated by: Patrick Yee
For Ages: 5 - 4
This beautifully illustrated multicultural children's book showcases many of the stories and fairy tales from Asia.

For thousands of years, parents around the world have been telling their children stories; at bedtime, over the dinner table, and around the fire. Each country has its own set of fascinating tales, which are especially enjoyable for children to discover. Asian Children's Favorite Stories is a marvelous collection of 13 beautifully told folktales from eight major countries in Asia-China, Japan, Korea, India, the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia. Open the pages of this fascinating storybook to introduce your child to the wonders of Asia-and the joy of finding new favorites to read over and over again.

Asian children's stories include:
  • The Waters of Olive Lake—CHINA
  • Why Cats and Dogs Don't Get Along—KOREA
  • The Clever Rabbit and Numskull—INDIA
  • The Crane's Gratitude—JAPAN
  • Why the Tapir Has No Tail—MALAYSIA
  • Baka the Cow and Kalabaw the Water Buffalo—PHILIPPINES
  • And many more!
The Children's Favorite Stories series was created to share the folktales and legends most beloved by children in the East with young readers of all backgrounds in the West. Other multicultural children's books in this series include: Indian Children's Favorite Stories, Indonesian Children's Favorite Stories, Japanese Children's Favorite Stories, Singapore Children's Favorite Stories, Favorite Children's Stories from China & Tibet, Chinese Children's Favorite Stories, Korean Children's Favorite Stories, Balinese Children's Favorite Stories, and Vietnamese Children's Favorite Stories.
  • Tuttle Publishing | 
  • 112 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780804836692 | 
  • November 2006 | 
  • Grades K - 8

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